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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Susan Waller is Senior Lecturer in Interprofessional Education at the Monash University Department of Rural Health (MUDRH) Susan is responsible for interprofessional collaboration leadership through coordination of the development, delivery and evaluation of interprofessional education and practice programs across the School of Rural Health and Gippsland health services. (See video "90 seconds with Susan Waller" where she talks about her work.

As a paediatric physiotherapist who has practiced for many years in various allied health services across the hospital and community sectors both in Australia and in the Middle East, Susan has experienced firsthand the importance of interprofessional education and collaborative practice to meet service user goals.

Susan studied the impact of an interprofessional student placement in community rehabilitation teams and was awarded a PhD in Interprofessional Education from the University of Queensland in 2010. She was part of a team who developed an Interprofessional Curriculum in the first Clinical School located in a large private hospital in Brisbane and has conducted training workshops in practicing interprofessionally.

Monash teaching commitment

MAP5003

 

Community service

Member of the HREC CPL Queensland 2011- present

Member of Board of Directors Headway Gippsland

Member of Gippsland Allied Health Leaders

Member of Gippsland Allied Health Education Group

Member of Gippsland Allied Health Conference Planning Committee

Keywords

  • Interprofessional
  • Collaboration
  • Paediatric Physiotherapy
  • Disability
  • Clinical Education
  • Rural Health
  • Comunity Health
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Simulation

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2015 2020

Research Output 2007 2018

Allied health and nursing pre-registration student tracking studies: A scoping review protocol

Khalil, H., Sutton, K. & Waller, S., 1 Jun 2018, In : The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 16, 6, p. 1311-1316 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

Developing a model of family focused practice with consumers, families, practitioners and managers: A community based participatory research approach

Reupert, A., Ward, B., McCormick, F., Ward, C., Waller, S. & Kidd, S., 30 Jan 2018, In : BMC Health Services Research. 18, 1, 9 p., 66.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Exploring young Australian adults’ asthma management to develop an educational video

Coombs, N., Allen, L., Cooper, S. J., Cant, R., Beauchamp, A., Laszcyk, J., Giannis, A., Hopmans, R., Bullock, S., Waller, S., McKenna, L. & Peck, B., 1 Mar 2018, In : Health Education Journal. 77, 2, p. 179-189 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Family-focused recovery: Perspectives from individuals with a mental illness

Waller, S., Reupert, A., Ward, B., McCormick, F. & Kidd, S., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Ruralization of students’ horizons: Insights into Australian health professional students’ rural and remote placements

Smith, T., Cross, M., Waller, S., Chambers, H., Farthing, A., Barraclough, F., Pit, S., Sutton, K., Muyambi, K., King, S. & Anderson, J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. 2018, 11, p. 85-97 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 2010 2017

  • 2 Public outreach
  • 1 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Gippsland Allied Health Symposium 2018

Susan Waller (Organiser)
Feb 2017Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Director Headway Gippsland Board of Management

Susan Waller (Contributor)
Sep 2015 → …

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic outreach

Senior Lecturer Placements Education Research Unit

Susan Waller (Member)
29 Oct 2014

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Member Cerebral Palsy League Human Research Ethics Committee

Susan Waller (Contributor)
2010 → …

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic outreach